The Herb Garden is a seasonal business that operates from May – September, operating outdoor weddings in the Ottawa area for more than 20 years. Some consider it one of Ottawa’s original barn wedding locations!
Please contact us in early 2023 for details about booking your 2024 wedding with us. Thank you so much for your continued support!
The Herb Garden is the perfect place to host your outdoor rustic wedding!
Before your ceremony relax and get ready in our Loft. Then walk down the stairs and to the gazebo – a beautiful place to hold your ceremony. Your guests can enjoy cocktails on the veranda and patio of our 150 year old Bergamot Barn while you and family are having photos taken. Our 200 year old cedar log Heritage Barn is the perfect place to dine and dance after your ceremony. Your photographer will be thrilled with the number of unique areas to take pictures.
Your wedding day should be one of the most memorable days of your life. We will work with you to make this a reality. We want you to feel comfortable, enabling you to organize and experience your wedding day exactly as you envisioned it.
Our location, just twenty minutes west of Canadian Tire Centre (at the corner of Old Almonte Road and Upper Dwyer Hill Road]) is easily located. There is signage on all major roads leading to the Herb Garden.
For guests attending your wedding from out of town, there are a number of options, there are a few bed and breakfasts located in the town of Almonte, 10 minutes away, we recommend Menzies House. For larger block accommodations we have partnered with The Holiday Inn and Suites in Kanata to be able to offer your guests at a discounted rate.
Come for a visit and see what we have to offer. We know that you will fall in love with the Herb Garden for your wedding day.
Frequently Asked Questions
Reserving a date is as easy as sending an email, touring the facilities and putting down a deposit. You can reach us at
Yes, we do! We have partnered with The Mixing Bowl to offer amazing options.
You are welcome to bring your own alcohol with a Special Occasions Permit from the LCBO, and liability insurance in order to host a bar for your reception. We provide the staff for your bar through our caterer.
We provide free parking for up to 100 vehicles.
the Herb Garden can host up to 104 people for a sit down dinner in the Heritage barn. If you require more than this we can accommodate 120 people provided a tent is rented for your event.
With the exception of the Loft above the Bergamot Barn our property is entirely wheelchair accessible.
We provide the tables and chairs for this building. We have 12 eight foot tables and 12 six foot tables as well as 104 cloth covered chairs for your reception.
You will need to work with the caterer to ensure the dinnerware and linens are provided.
Weekday weddings (day or evening) can be booked for Sunday to Thursday.
The loft above the Bergamot barn provides plenty of space for wedding parties large or small to get ready on site. It also provides a quiet place for nursing mothers or babies to change should that be needed.
Wedding couples will need to make arrangements for any entertainment they require for their event.
We do not provide celebrant or officiant services at this time. We are happy to provide references to services that do provide this however.